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Cullen Finnerty, a star quarterback at Grand Valley State who briefly played in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos, has been found dead.

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Details are still coming him and the cause of death will remain unknown until an autopsy is performed, but Finnerty disappeared on Sunday and his corpse turned up last night in the woods of northern Michigan.

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Zach Sobiech, who fought bone cancer since his osteosarcoma diagnosis at 14, succumbed to the disease after a long battle. He died at age 18.

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The Children’s Cancer Research Fund reported on its website:

“Zach was at home and at peace with those he loved most. Zach’s life ended just as he lived, embraced by the love of his family, friends, grace and music.”

Zach wrote, recorded and released “Clouds,” a song about facing death, on YouTube in December; it’s been viewed at least three million times since.

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Ray Manzarek, a legendary musician who co-founded The Doors along with Jim Morrison, died today in Germany after a battle with bile duct cancer.

He was 74.

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The group's official Facebook page announced the sad news, confirming that Manzarek's wife and two brothers were by his side at the RoMed Clinic when he passed.

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Dick Trickle, a former NASCAR star, has died. He was 71 years old.

Police in North Carolina believe that Trickle took his own life, shooting himself at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincoln County at 12:02 this afternoon.

Trickle

Officials say they got a phone call before the shooting in which the caller said there would be a dead body at the cemetery ... and it would be his.

Operators scrambled to call back, but got no answer.

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Fred White, the longtime broadcaster for the Kansas City Royals, has died. He passed away yesterday, one day after announcing his retirement.

White was 76.

White RIP

White died of complications from melanoma. The broadcaster, who had a 40-year association with K.C., had reportedly been sick for some time.

White joined the Royals' broadcast team in 1973 and teamed with Denny Matthews in 1975, with the two serving at the team's voices though 1998.

More recently, White remained an active figure within the MLB organization, acting as the club's director of broadcast services and Royals alumni.

A team statement said the longtime broadcaster passed while in hospice care. His family has requested privacy as they deal with their grief. R.I.P.

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A Seattle native named Richard Swanson was killed yesterday morning in Lincoln City, Oregon, not long after he started on an epic trek:

The 42-year old graphic designer was trying to dribble a soccer ball from Washington to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup.

Man with ball
Law enforcement officials report that Swanson was struck around 10 a.m. by a pickup truck along U.S. Highway 101. He was declared dead at the hospital shortly afterward.

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